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1928 __ GOW, Radio Honk Kong
Comment : The first station in Hong Kong was GOW, Radio Hong Kong (RHK, but now known as Radio-TV Hong Kong, or RTHK), which went on in June, 1928. It changed calls to ZBW in February, 1929. (Bob Palitz, Barry Mishkind, “The Broadcast Archives”, [http://www.oldradio.com/ www.oldradio.com])The Hong Kong Government launched their first radio broadcasting in June 1928. They named it under the call-sign “GOW”. Several name changes occurred over the next few years, until in 1948, when it was given the name "Radio Hong Kong" (RHK) (香港廣播電台). In 1924, Call-sign changed from GOW to ZBW. Mr. N. L. Smith, the then Postmaster General, was appointed as the first Head of radio broadcasting in Hong Kong. IN 1929, First broadcasts of news bulletin. At the same year, a Chinese channel under the call-sign ZEK was established. (Radio-TV Hong Kong archives)
Urls : http://www.oldradio.com/archives/international/hk.html (last visited ) http://www.rthk.org.hk/ (last visited ) http://www.rthk.org.hk/classicschannel/history.htm (last visited )

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